Apocalypse 2012

Quiz: CNBC QUIZ: Financial Doomsday

These are tough economic times. Debt is mounting. Prices are rising. Unemployment is persistent. Some people believe this portends the end of the economic world, that financial doomsday is right around the corner. After all, it’s happened before, in several countries. Currencies became worthless. The price of basic necessities skyrocketed. The very fabric of society unraveled.

How much do you know about the financial doomsdays of the past? Take our quiz and find out.

Posted 5 April 2011